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Latin Genealogical Word List
Many languages don't have a word for "spell". In Spanish and Italian, for example, it is almost a meaningless concept, because the way words are written corresponds exactly to the way they sound. English is different. A single sound may take a dozen or more forms when written down. The short "i" in f i sh can be represented by every other English vowel or a nge, pr e tty, w o men, b u siness , and it doesn't stop there — think of m y th, s ie ve , and marr ia ge , to name just a few. It's this mismatch between what we say and how the words are written that makes spelling in English such a challenge.
Latin is the language of the Romans. Through the continuing influence of Roman civilization and the use of Latin by the Catholic Church many genealogical resources are written in Latin. This page provides information about the language, including grammar, and a Latin to English wordlist.
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22-letter words that start with pre
Despite their similar sound and appearance, the letters M and N are actually unrelated: M likely comes from an Egyptian hieroglyph representing a wave, while N probably began life as a vaguely N-shaped snake. From there, N has found its way into English via Ancient Greek and Latin, and is today one of our most-frequently used letters. When the sun finally does return to the valley in the summer, even then it never crests the tops of the surrounding hills until later in the afternoon—1 p.
Cadmus -i , m. Cadmeus -a -um, Theban. Caecilius -a -um , name of a plebeian gens. Caecubum -i , n. Caelius -a -um , name of a Roman plebeian gens ; 'Caelius mons', a hill in Rome. Caere , n. Caeres -itis and -etis.